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ARTIST
                                                                                       such
                                                                   very
                                                                                                           It
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                                                                                          and
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                                                                                  with
                                      his
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                                                          home
                                                                                                    nurture
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                                                                        Senate
                                             an
                                                                                                      Indian
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                                                       his
                                                                                                         the
                                           for
                                                complex
                                   and
                                                              families
                                                            for
                                                                             during
                                                                                                                   the
                                                                                                                draw
                                 was
                                                                           matter
                                                                                nooks
                                                                 and
                                                                                            artist.
                          VISIONARY
                                                                                                           craft.
                                             established
                                      in
                                                       of
                                                            works
                                           Revered
                                                                                                         for
                                                                                                                   studying
                                                                                          whole
                                                                 homes
                                 Bhattacharjee
                                   oil
                                                                                       traits
                                      Bengal
                                                                   this
                                                                                  Executed
                                                                                                              Arun
                                                       loss
                                                                                                                and
                                                                                            an
                                                                      and
                                                                                and
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                                                                                                      the
                                                                             collection
                                                                                                         point
                                                                                                           his
                                                                           a
                                                                        like
                                                              affluent
                                                                                                    explore,
                                   in
                                                                                            as
                                                                           as
                                                with
                                                                                     inherent
                                                                                                 his
                                        his
                                                            his
                                                                   depict
                                                       the
                                                                                                                explore
                                                                                                           mastering
                                                                                       composition
                                                                                                      at
                                                                                streets
                                                                      rooftops
                                                                                            persona
                                                                                                              -
                                                                                          picture
                                                                           artist,
                                   works
                                                                 sprawling
                                      of
                                                                        Kolkata
                                           protagonists.
                                                                                                         turning
                                                                                                                   hours
                                                                                                 discovered
                                                                                                              professors
                                                            in
                                                                                                      painting
                                        with
                                                       with
                                                          maternal
                                             he
                                                them,
                                      inhabitants
                                                            with
                                                              the
                                                                                  feel.
                                                                                                    to
                                                                             a
                                                                   often
                                             subjects,
                                                                           The
                                                                                the
                                                                                                                to
                                                                             showcased
                                   masterful
                                                                                     his
                                                       childhood
                                 Bikash
                                                                                                                   spend
                                                                                          the
                                        tandem
                                                                                                    able
                                                              of
                                                                                            prodigious
                                                            preoccupied
                                                                      their
                                                                                                         a
                                                                                                           students
                                                for
                                                                        of
                                                                                                                classmates
                                                                                                      study
                                                                                depicting
                                                                                                         quite
                                                                                  realistic
                                                              many
                                                                 their
                                                                           work.
                                                                                     professed
                                                                                          make
                                                                                       technical
                                                                   would
                                                                                                              and
                                                          his
                                                                                                    was
                                                                        landmarks
                                                experienced
                                                                                                 artist
                                      the
                                                                      city,
                                                                                                                   would
                                           his
                                             adopted
                                 India,
                                                                                                         was
                                                          in
                                                                 of
                                                                                                      to
                                                                                                              mentors
                                                              Post-independence,
                                                                                                    mother
                                        in
                                                                           his
                                                                                          to
                                           of
                                                       difficult
                                      of
                                   his
                                                          lived
                                                                                                           other
                                                                                                 the
                                                                 out
                                                                                                      on
                                                                             and
                                                                                  and
                                                                      crowded
                                                                                            his
                                                                                series
                                                                   He
                                        occurred
                                                                                                         This
                                                                           in
                                           discovery
                                      dualities
                                                                                          amalgamated
                                                                                                                his
                                 from
                                                                                                                   They
                                                                                       impeccable
                                                            was
                                                                                     series
                                   through
                                                                                                 years,
                                                                                                      went
                                                                                            celebrated
                                                                 moving
                                                                           featured
                                                                        Many
                                                                             cityscapes,
                                             his
                                                          then
                                                                                  dark
                                                                   houses.
                                                                                                           beyond
                                                                                                                and
                                                                                                         Draughtsmanship.
                                                                                                    his
                                                       a
                                                                                a
                                                                                                              his
                                                he
                                                            he
                                             of
                                 emerge
                                                       had
                                                                                on
                                                                                                                   Kolkata.
                                                                                                      He
                                                                                                    of
                                                                                                 school
                                                                                                                Bikash
                                                                                     this
                                      and
                                                          He
                                                            Bengal
                                                empathy
                                                                                                              of
                                             emotions
                                                                      the
                                                                        artist.
                                                                                  a
                                        artist,
                                                                                worked
                                                                                                    support
                                           the
                                                                 decline,
                                   realism
                                                       Bikash
                                                                           also
                                                                                                              one
                                                                                                      further .
                                                                                  with
                                                                                                           hours
                                                          six.
                                      fears
                                                                   smaller
                                                                                     from
                                                                                       and
                                                                                            works
                                                                      and
                                           to
                                                                             with
                                                                                          depth,
                                                                                                 his
                                 to
                                                                                                                take
                                                                        an
                                                                           Memorial
                                                                                                                   old
                                                            the
                                                                                                              met
                                                          of
                                        an
                                           regards
                 THE
                                                              career .
                                                                                  it
                                                                                       lines
                                      aspirations,
                                                                      infrastructure
                                                       Kolkata,
                                                the
                                 artists
                                                                                                    the
                                                                                                 from
                                                                                                           spend
                                                                        as
                                                                                     works
                                                                                He
                                                                 rapid
                                             the
                                                          age
                                                                             career
                                   reviving
                                                                                            These
                                                                                                      passion
                                                            experienced
                                                                                                                   of
                                                                                  rendering
                                        as
                                                                                                                often
                                                                                                              also
                                                                   much
                                                                        years
                                                                                          and
                                                expressing
                                                                                                    with
                                                                                                                   streets
                                                                                show.
                                                                                       Structured
                                             animate
                                                  processes.
                                                          young
                          THE
                                                                                                         and
                                        evolution
                                                                                                 right
                                 finest
                                                                 a
                                                              his
                                           with
                                                                                                           would
                                                                                                              he
                                                                                     the
                                                                           Victoria
                                                                                                                also
                                                                                          shadow
                                                                             his
                                                                 saw
                                                                                            intent.
                                                       in
                                                                                                    and
                                                                        early
                                                                                                         Arts
                                                                                                      his
                                                                   into
                                                              of
                                   with
                                                                                                              that
                                                                                solo
                                                                                                 actually
                                                       1940
                                      the
                                                                                                                   decaying
                                                                             began
                                                                                     watercolour
                                           engagement
                                                          the
                                                                                                                would
                                                              entirety
                                 the
                                             to
                                                                                                      pursue
                                                                                                    drawing
                                                                 state
                                                                                  Kolkata,
                                                                                                           he
                                                                                                         of
                                                                      crumbling
                                                                        his
                                                            he
                                                                   crowding
                                      capturing
                                                                                            its
                                                                                                              here
                                                by
                                                                                debut
                                                                                       qualities.
                                                  technical
                                             ability
                                                          at
                                   credited
                                                                           and
                                        His
                                                                                                         College
                                                                                          light,
                                 of
                                                       in
                                                                                                           as
                                                            where
                                                                                            to
                                                                        during
                                                image
                                                                             fact
                                                                 the
                                                          father
                                                                                                 was
                                                       Born
                                                                                                           artist
                                                                                                                who
                                 One
                                                                                            true
                                                                           Hall
                                                                                                              was
                                                                                                      and
                                        art.
                                                              the
                                                                                                                   the
                                                                                his
                                             his
                                                                                                    for
                                                                                          as
                                                                             of
                                                                                  of
                                                                 of
                                                                                                 It
                                                                                                                 Untitled (Still - life composition)
                                                                       BHATTACHARJEE
                                                                                                                   Watercolour on paper
                                                                        BIKASH
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